Squats

From Felix’s collection. A blast from the past.

These are original Space Dwarfs, which I enjoyed painting in a particular style, which for some reason included pastel colours.

The bases were enhanced with milliput and then holes were made with the end of the paintbrush.

These also demonstrate my early attempts at blending and highlighting.

There was a real mix of weapons on these old models, from las rifles to bolters to power fists.

I loved the power armour on the leader of my little group of Squats and the Heavy Weapons Dwarf was certainly carrying something probably way too big for him.

I wish I had been able to buy more of these at the time of their release. I much preferred the high-SF scheme I went for compared to the space bikers look that the squats eventually evolved into, before disappearing…

Space Dwarf, okay it’s a Squat, with a Lasgun

We came to know them as Squats, but when this model was released they were Space Dwarves!

Space Dwarf, okay it's a Squat, with a Lasgun

I do like this model, no idea why I painted it “pink” or is it purple. I think I was playing around with the different Citadel Colour paints at that time.

Space Dwarf, okay it's a Squat, with a Lasgun

Lots of blending, but could probably do with some “washes” to smooth out the starkness of the paintwork.